Panasonic is calling dibs on the smallest full HD camcorder. The HDC-SD5 is 2.6 x 2.6 x 5.3 inches and weighs .75 pounds. Available in September for about $1000. Anyone ever see Zoolander and his tiny cellphone?
Implications - Today's consumer is increasingly dependent on personal gadgets that are mobile, so any company that places priority on making devices that are smaller, more compact and more efficient is definitely on the right track. By making it easier for their customers to use and enjoy their gadgets by making them more portable and convenient, a company can dramatically improve the demand and ultimate satisfaction that their design generates.